The table below looks at the statistics for Active Directory skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Active Directory over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Active Directory
Rank 32 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Active Directory 483 408 668
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 6.29% 5.63% 7.44%
As % of the System Software category 52.67% 54.47% 65.49%
Number of salaries quoted 379 350 598
Average salary £34,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.53% -7.14%
Active Directory
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

System Software Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
917 749 1020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 11.95% 10.34% 11.36%
Number of salaries quoted 740 624 885
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,800 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

Active Directory
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Active Directory Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region.

Active Directory Salary Trend in the East of England

Active Directory
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Active Directory across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Active Directory Salary Histogram in the East of England

Active Directory
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Active Directory within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 165 £35,000 +14.75% 20
Cambridgeshire +6 135 £37,000 +5.71% 17
Essex -2 78 £31,000 -29.54% 5
Bedfordshire +6 69 £35,000 +16.66% 9
Suffolk +23 33 £25,500 -7.27% 2
Norfolk +15 15 £25,767 -14.11% 3
Active Directory
England

Active Directory
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory.

1 808 (80.72%) Windows
2 580 (57.94%) Microsoft
3 384 (38.36%) VMware
4 336 (33.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 330 (32.97%) MS Exchange
6 319 (31.87%) MS Excel
7 262 (26.17%) VMware Infrastructure
8 261 (26.07%) MS Office
9 251 (25.07%) DNS
10 222 (22.18%) Citrix
11 219 (21.88%) Firewall
12 213 (21.28%) ITIL
13 194 (19.38%) Cisco
14 193 (19.28%) DHCP
14 193 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
15 185 (18.48%) TCP/IP
16 180 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
16 180 (17.98%) SQL
16 180 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
17 165 (16.48%) SQL Server
18 154 (15.38%) SAN
18 154 (15.38%) Windows 7
19 149 (14.89%) Linux
20 141 (14.09%) Finance
20 141 (14.09%) Hyper-V
21 138 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
22 125 (12.49%) Windows XP
22 125 (12.49%) LAN
23 112 (11.19%) SharePoint
23 112 (11.19%) MCSE

Active Directory
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Active Directory also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Active Directory. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 330 (32.97%) MS Exchange
2 138 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 112 (11.19%) SharePoint
4 106 (10.59%) IIS
5 103 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 65 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 62 (6.19%) Lync
8 37 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
8 37 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 31 (3.10%) Apache
10 28 (2.80%) SharePoint 2010
11 27 (2.70%) IBM Notes
12 17 (1.70%) SharePoint Server
13 14 (1.40%) Lotus Domino
14 10 (1.00%) Tomcat
14 10 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (1.00%) Office Communications Server
14 10 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.90%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.80%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 319 (31.87%) MS Excel
2 261 (26.07%) MS Office
3 10 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.40%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.20%) S-PLUS
6 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.100%) MS Project
7 1 (0.100%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (1.40%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (0.80%) SunGard APT
2 8 (0.80%) FastVal
3 6 (0.60%) AWD
4 5 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.50%) Oracle CRM
4 5 (0.50%) Magento
5 2 (0.20%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.20%) assyst
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.100%) RiskWrite
Cloud Services
1 63 (6.29%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (5.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (5.19%) Office 365
4 16 (1.60%) PaaS
5 15 (1.50%) SaaS
6 10 (1.00%) IaaS
7 6 (0.60%) Google Apps
7 6 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.30%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 251 (25.07%) DNS
2 219 (21.88%) Firewall
3 193 (19.28%) DHCP
4 185 (18.48%) TCP/IP
5 154 (15.38%) SAN
6 125 (12.49%) LAN
7 111 (11.09%) WAN
8 89 (8.89%) VPN
9 78 (7.79%) VoIP
10 46 (4.60%) NAS
11 31 (3.10%) Internet
12 29 (2.90%) FTP
13 24 (2.40%) HTTP
13 24 (2.40%) Network Security
14 21 (2.10%) LDAP
14 21 (2.10%) MPLS
15 20 (2.00%) iSCSI
15 20 (2.00%) Wireless
16 18 (1.80%) VLAN
16 18 (1.80%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 165 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 35 (3.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (2.70%) Oracle Database
4 21 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (1.00%) RDBMS
5 10 (1.00%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.80%) MySQL
6 8 (0.80%) NoSQL
7 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.50%) Big Data
8 5 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.40%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.30%) DB2
11 2 (0.20%) MS Access
11 2 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.100%) Text Mining
12 1 (0.100%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 4 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (0.30%) Subversion
3 2 (0.20%) Maven
3 2 (0.20%) Ant
3 2 (0.20%) JUnit
3 2 (0.20%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.100%) Hudson
4 1 (0.100%) Artifactory
4 1 (0.100%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.100%) MSI
4 1 (0.100%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.100%) Log4Net
4 1 (0.100%) JIRA
4 1 (0.100%) TeamCity
General
1 141 (14.09%) Finance
2 33 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 32 (3.20%) Retail
4 25 (2.50%) Legal
5 23 (2.30%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.00%) Back Office
7 14 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (1.00%) Banking
9 9 (0.90%) Law
10 8 (0.80%) Electronics
11 7 (0.70%) Military
11 7 (0.70%) Marketing
12 6 (0.60%) Advertising
13 5 (0.50%) Publishing
14 3 (0.30%) Multimedia
14 3 (0.30%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.20%) Games
16 1 (0.100%) Local Government
16 1 (0.100%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 271 (27.07%) Analyst
2 180 (17.98%) Support Engineer
3 141 (14.09%) Support Analyst
4 115 (11.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 112 (11.19%) Administrator
6 102 (10.19%) IT Support
7 71 (7.09%) Service Analyst
8 70 (6.99%) Service Desk Analyst
9 68 (6.79%) 2nd Line Support
10 66 (6.59%) Systems Administrator
11 56 (5.59%) Architect
12 49 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
13 45 (4.50%) 1st Line Support
14 43 (4.30%) IT Support Analyst
15 42 (4.20%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 42 (4.20%) Help Desk Support
16 41 (4.10%) Help Desk Analyst
17 40 (4.00%) Technical Support
17 40 (4.00%) Network Engineer
18 35 (3.50%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.39%) Web Services
2 37 (3.70%) .NET
3 19 (1.90%) J2EE
4 17 (1.70%) COM
5 16 (1.60%) Middleware
6 15 (1.50%) HTML
7 14 (1.40%) CSS
8 12 (1.20%) XML
9 10 (1.00%) ASP.NET
10 9 (0.90%) SAML
11 7 (0.70%) XSLT
11 7 (0.70%) Ajax
12 6 (0.60%) ADSI
12 6 (0.60%) WSH
13 4 (0.40%) WebSphere MQ
13 4 (0.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 4 (0.40%) LAMP
14 3 (0.30%) RESTful
14 3 (0.30%) X-Windows
14 3 (0.30%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.79%) Blackberry
2 53 (5.29%) Clustering
3 33 (3.30%) Mathematics
4 21 (2.10%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.00%) PKI
6 19 (1.90%) Replication
7 16 (1.60%) Open Source
8 15 (1.50%) Management Information System
9 14 (1.40%) Firmware
10 12 (1.20%) Thin Client
10 12 (1.20%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.00%) iPhone
12 9 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
13 8 (0.80%) Grid Computing
13 8 (0.80%) Physics
13 8 (0.80%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.70%) AS400
14 7 (0.70%) CLARiiON
14 7 (0.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 808 (80.72%) Windows
2 336 (33.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 193 (19.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 180 (17.98%) Windows Server 2003
5 154 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 149 (14.89%) Linux
7 125 (12.49%) Windows XP
8 53 (5.29%) UNIX
9 40 (4.00%) Windows 8
10 31 (3.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 26 (2.60%) Windows Vista
12 17 (1.70%) CentOS
13 15 (1.50%) Android
14 14 (1.40%) Windows 2000
15 13 (1.30%) Apple iOS
16 11 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
16 11 (1.10%) Windows Phone
17 8 (0.80%) Mac OS X
18 5 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
18 5 (0.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (21.28%) ITIL
2 67 (6.69%) E-Commerce
3 60 (5.99%) Disaster Recovery
4 52 (5.19%) Incident Management
4 52 (5.19%) Performance Tuning
5 50 (5.00%) Migration
6 49 (4.90%) Project Management
7 47 (4.70%) Problem Management
8 45 (4.50%) Load Balancing
9 41 (4.10%) Asset Management
10 39 (3.90%) Service Delivery
11 34 (3.40%) Time Management
12 33 (3.30%) Change Control
13 29 (2.90%) DevOps
14 27 (2.70%) Service Management
15 23 (2.30%) Identity Management
16 22 (2.20%) ERP
16 22 (2.20%) Database Security
16 22 (2.20%) Root Cause Analysis
17 21 (2.10%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 180 (17.98%) SQL
2 96 (9.59%) PowerShell
3 29 (2.90%) Perl
4 26 (2.60%) Java
5 25 (2.50%) T-SQL
5 25 (2.50%) Shell Script
6 24 (2.40%) VBScript
7 20 (2.00%) C
7 20 (2.00%) C#
8 18 (1.80%) Python
9 16 (1.60%) Bash Shell
10 15 (1.50%) JavaScript
10 15 (1.50%) VB
11 11 (1.10%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.10%) PHP
12 10 (1.00%) VBA
13 4 (0.40%) Jython
14 2 (0.20%) Ruby
14 2 (0.20%) XQuery
15 1 (0.100%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 180 (17.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (11.19%) MCSE
3 90 (8.99%) Degree
4 86 (8.59%) MCITP
5 74 (7.39%) Cisco Certification
6 61 (6.09%) MCP
7 60 (5.99%) CCNA
8 48 (4.80%) MCSA
9 35 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 32 (3.20%) CCNP
11 31 (3.10%) MCTS
12 22 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
13 20 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
14 17 (1.70%) RHCE
15 16 (1.60%) Security Cleared
16 13 (1.30%) OCP
16 13 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
17 12 (1.20%) A+ Certification
17 12 (1.20%) CISSP
17 12 (1.20%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (7.69%) SLA
2 10 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.80%) QA
4 6 (0.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 6 (0.60%) GAMP
4 6 (0.60%) GCP
4 6 (0.60%) GMP
5 5 (0.50%) COBIT
6 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.100%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 262 (26.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 141 (14.09%) Hyper-V
3 68 (6.79%) vSphere
4 66 (6.59%) VMware ESX
5 44 (4.40%) XenApp
6 38 (3.80%) XenDesktop
7 20 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
8 19 (1.90%) KVM
9 17 (1.70%) Terminal Services
10 14 (1.40%) NFS
10 14 (1.40%) XenServer
11 13 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
11 13 (1.30%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 8 (0.80%) Forefront TMG
13 7 (0.70%) ISA Server
14 5 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
16 3 (0.30%) vCloud
16 3 (0.30%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 84 (8.39%) SCCM
2 44 (4.40%) SCOM
3 31 (3.10%) Backup Exec
4 21 (2.10%) EMC NetWorker
5 13 (1.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 13 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 13 (1.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 12 (1.20%) Tivoli
6 12 (1.20%) Puppet
7 11 (1.10%) HP SIM
8 10 (1.00%) WSUS
9 9 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
9 9 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 9 (0.90%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 6 (0.60%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.50%) MOM
12 4 (0.40%) ARCserve
13 3 (0.30%) Nagios
13 3 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 580 (57.94%) Microsoft
2 384 (38.36%) VMware
3 222 (22.18%) Citrix
4 194 (19.38%) Cisco
5 83 (8.29%) HP
6 49 (4.90%) Oracle
7 48 (4.80%) Symantec
8 36 (3.60%) Dell
8 36 (3.60%) Red Hat
9 33 (3.30%) SAP
10 30 (3.00%) NetApp
11 29 (2.90%) IBM
12 28 (2.80%) Lotus
13 23 (2.30%) EMC
13 23 (2.30%) SolarWinds
14 21 (2.10%) McAfee
14 21 (2.10%) CheckPoint
15 18 (1.80%) Apple
16 16 (1.60%) Avaya
17 14 (1.40%) CommVault
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